Airtime 2.1 for Broadcasters

Expert install

These quick install steps are suitable for experienced GNU/Linux system administrators who have already followed the steps shown in the chapter Preparing the server earlier in this book. For a more detailed explanation of the steps below, please read the chapter Automated installation.

1. Edit the repositories file for your server:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

For Ubuntu Lucid [or Maverick, Natty, Oneiric, Precise] servers, use the Sourcefabric repository:

deb http://apt.sourcefabric.org/ lucid main

and make sure you have enabled the multiverse repository for MP3 encoding support:

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid multiverse

For Debian Squeeze servers, use the Sourcefabric repository:

deb http://apt.sourcefabric.org/ squeeze main

and enable the backports repository for MP3 encoding support:

deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports squeeze-backports main

2. Install the Sourcefabric package signing key:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sourcefabric-keyring

3. Install the database management system:

sudo apt-get install postgresql

4. Install the streaming media server (optional):

sudo apt-get install icecast2

5. Remove PulseAudio, if installed:

sudo apt-get purge pulseaudio

6. Install Airtime:

sudo apt-get install airtime

Refer to the Configuration chapter for configuration options. Now you should be able to log in to the Airtime administration interface, as shown in the Getting started chapter.